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CSPAN
Jan 14, 2014 6:00pm EST
it. that oppose sequestration level. >> 2014 an important year for u.s. efforts in afghanistan. how does the omnibus in the war funding? >> $92 billion on the high end. that is what the house was seeking. this will upheld. base funding reduction from what the house has sought. so it was a pretty extraordinary number. the afghan government has admitted that there policy provisions which would require a bilateral security agreements in order for full funding for the afghan government and initially doing limitations fund the aid to egypt as well, the crew and its funding limited by the administration. they will have to a make certain democracy objectives. >> and you reported on some language in the bill changing or reverting back to some of the benefits that were taken away, the military benefits. tell us more about that. >> that's right. the ryan murray budget deal cut $85 billion in spending in order to boost spending in the near term on the discretionary side. how they got to that overall cost involved a cuts and military pensions. this is a cost of moving adjustment for military ch
FOX News
Jan 14, 2014 3:00pm PST
delivery, provide $85 billion to the war in afghanistan, and cut funding for the irs and ban targeting of groups. some outside conservative organizations say it doesn't reduce spending enough, but a house appropriator says it's a good deal. >> i'm going to vote for it. i think it's -- it keeps with our principles that we set forth. this is the third year in a row that we have actually reduced discretionary spending. >> the measure was hammered out by top appropriators. some house democrats are complaining because it doesn't extend long-term unemployment benefits. yet, at the white house, president obama expressed support for the package while warning lawmakers if they don't get it done, he'll do it himself. >> i've got a pen and i've got a phone. and i could use that pen to sign executive orders and take executive actions, administrative actions that move the ball forward in helping to make sure our kids are getting the best education possible, making sure our businesses are getting the support and help they need. >> congress does not care for that type of executive action, and all indica
PBS
Jan 14, 2014 3:00pm PST
decisions afghanistan have been made -- the troops know the score. they read the newspapers. they watch television. it's not like they're living in a cave over there. >> ifill: plus, in egypt, a pivotal vote on a new constitution stirs violence, and exposes deep divisions along the road of democracy. >> the outcome of this week's vote, the turnout as well as the margin, is sure to be read as a referendum on egypt's turn under the military-appointed government. >> ifill: those are just some of the stories we're covering on tonight's "pbs newshour." >> major funding for the pbs newshour has been provided by: >> there's a saying around here: you stand behind what you say. around here, we don't make excuses, we make commitments. and when you can't live up to them, you own up and make it right. some people think the kind of accountability that thrives on so many streets in this country has gone missing in the places where it's needed most. but i know you'll still find it, when you know where to look. >> and by the alfred p. sloan foundation. supporting science, technology, and improved econo
PBS
Jan 14, 2014 2:30pm PST
at america at war" >> the decisions afghanistan have been made -- the troops know the score. they read the newspapers. they watch television. it's not like they're living in
CNN
Jan 14, 2014 2:00pm PST
where it was very unpopular. the afghanistan war, which people were not happy about, and the libya operation. the good news for her is that, of course, when she ran against obama in '07, '08, the iraq war was just a nightmare. it looked hopeless and was incredibly unpopular and sort of the number one issue on everyone's -- in everyone's head and now foreign policy has receded. we're out of iraq and we're winding down afghanistan. so the good news for her is people won't be interested in those issues but you go through where she stands, she's just as far as she was and the country and the party have moved left. >> so there may be an opportunity for others to challenge her like barack obama did in 2007? >> i think these issues will be debated. to michael's point about these topics receding, i was out there as former governor. name her and those concerns were much more economy driven talking about wages in the middle class and income and equality and those kinds of things. but i think michael is right. her sort of hawkish foreign policy record is going to be addressed. he says there a
FOX News
Jan 14, 2014 2:00pm PST
firsthand account of the tragic 2005 navy s.e.a.l. mission in afghanistan, topped the box office this past weekend. it's a true story brought to life about our american heroes, but some liberal critics have the audacity to call it war propaganda. while a lot of people have an issue with that, including sergeant dakota meyer who earned a medal of honor for his service in afghanistan. >> they're calling propaganda is a reality. for .4% of the nation that has gone over there for the last 12 years fighting these wars so we can be free. these are the stories of the men and women sacrificing and they've got to tell the story so other people know. the problem is people don't understand what the mission was going over there. our mission was to stabilize the country, to put them in a position to where they had an opportunity to go and secure the country and make a difference. we did that. >> and here's reaction from donna axelsson, the mother of matthew axelsson, who was killed fighting next to latrell in the fateful battle. >> hogwash. marcus has been very careful about not bringing politics
Al Jazeera America
Jan 14, 2014 5:00pm EST
afghanistan. we now have lost our confidence on this score. i think president obama did not want and feel that syria was a country that he wanted to double down in and prove that democracy would work in syria. he has abandoned the field, and he has allowed the sunnies in a he is pens--we deified russia and took afghanistan away from the russian had bee russians. and in this hand america is deferring to russia in syria because it does not have very deep interests in syria. we have not had relations in syria for 30 years. we have sanctions on them. we have no trade. syria is not a major interest for the united states. that's why problem wants to try to add. >> you heard what joshua landis just had to say. the various armies in the field fighting ali velshi, they do want that dictator gone. >> the majority of the syrians are the ones who are not taking part in this fight, and they have to be sure that their voices are heard, and they are the one who will go up the future of syria and make sure that it's safe, free and democratic for our future. >> thank you all. that brings us to to the end
CNN
Jan 14, 2014 1:00pm PST
who -- the fighters in afghanistan are happier because they are following islam as compared to american soldiers who he says use their playstations and go home and commit suicide. it's a wide array of issues including the overcrowding of prisons. it's interesting to hear that perspective from someone who has claimed that responsibility and is believed to be behind the september 11th attacks. >> ryan, it's jake tapper. joe, thank you for picking up where i left off. after his comments were made public, a judge ruled that no more of khalid sheikh mohammed's comments would be released. >> they made a ruling that allowed this to happen. this statement was sent out to his defense attorneys as well as the entire courtroom including the judge. this was a document unclassified but the decision last month got away from the idea that all -- everything that he said was presumed classified allowing, you know, someone who received this letter to be more comfortable to make it public. >> all right. ryan riley of "the huffington post," thank you very much. very interesting and chilling in som
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2014 4:00pm EST
important year for u.s. efforts in afghanistan. how does the omnibus handle war funding? >> war funding is at $92 billion, which is on the high end. that's what the house was seeking. this will help the pentagon deal with what is faunding cut, about $20 billion in base funding reduction from what the house had sought. so, it was a pretty strong number. eight of the -- aid to the afghan government is limited. there are policy provisions which would require bilateral security agreement in order for full funding to the afghan government. and additionally in that section there's new limitations on aid to egypt as well, which saw a coup in and its funding limited by the administration and flow have to meet certain democracy objectives to receive its full military assistance as well. >> you reported on some language in the bill, changing or reverting back to some of the benefits that were taken away, the military benefits. tell us more about that. >> that's right. the ryan-murray budget deal cut about $85 billion in spending over 10 years in order to boost spending in the near term on the dis
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2014 4:00pm EST
work is hard to come by. they can't move because her husband, a vet of the afghanistan-iraq wars, must remain near the combat center until he's discharged in july. listen to this. "i have to keep the house at 55 degrees even though i have two little girls age two and a half and one and a half." that's what she told "the l.a. times" in december. how do my republican friends, except for the one who voted with us at the end of the day, look themselves in the mirror and think about this courageous woman who, whose family put their life on the line for the country and who is freezing in her home? because they're playing parliamentary games on process. and last, and last, cindy snowe of beaumont, why are they using -- meaning politicians -- "why are they using us as pawns? they're playing games with people's lives," she said referring to politicians in washington. and that appeared in bloomberg news. and i ask unanimous consent to put the rest of the stories into the record. the presiding officer: without objection. mrs. boxer: so i'm going to say this. there's a lot of games played around h
Bloomberg
Jan 14, 2014 3:00pm EST
finance the treasury said he governs can go to war in iraq and afghanistan. payments by votes so you can get elected. >> let me ask you, because you have done a lot of reporting .ere on bloomberg tv given what you have just said, what is the solution? thenprefer a physical goal decline -- than bitcoin. gold, silver, platinum they have no competition. how do you value a bitcoin? i can't compare goals to the quantity of money that is floating around the world. i have a fair -- to the production cost. i have an idea of where gold should be. value bitcoin? is it overpriced for underpriced? about,ng i want to talk you said that lower interest rates help people. if money trending helps everybody, why does not everybody in the whole world always have zero interest rates? then everybody would be rich. you would not need to work. you would not need to put on makeup. i could stay in bed and go drinking in the evenings. let's just print money and be happy. it doesn't add up. one thing about the figures you showed, you live in new york, do you really think that your cost- of-living increase -- >> it
CNBC
Jan 14, 2014 3:00pm EST
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CNBC
Jan 14, 2014 2:00pm EST
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FOX News
Jan 14, 2014 11:00am PST
afghanistan. chief congressional correspondent mike emanuel live on capitol hill with more. mike, what else is in this bill? >> gretchen, it is 1500 plus pages long. here are key points, overall package, funding through october, restore pension benefits for disabled vets and families of the fallen. no new funding for obama care. it doesn't boost money for medicare agency handling implementation, cuts irs budget and bans targeting of americans based on free speech and provides $1.5 billion in aid to egypt. some house democrats want more including amendment to extend unemployment benefits. >> no one should be deceived into believing this is something we enjoy doing. if we can't see our republican caucus, give americans a chance to have unemployment insurance extended on an emergency basis, that may be a tough vote for a number of us. >> reporter: it seems rather unlikely unemployment would be added to the budget package. negotiations in the senate under way on a separate unemployment extension. we'll see if they get there, gretchen. >> a lot of people at home are asking what's diff
Al Jazeera America
Jan 14, 2014 1:00pm EST
face the death sentence in afghanistan for rejecting islam. with me to discuss 24, is idre yang berry, do we know if it is the first of its kind, or is it quite unheard of? >> it is the first i have heard of the home offer granting refugee status on this basis. as opposed to somebody winning their case at the immigration tribune i will. >> because presumably the home off is stricter? >> that's the impression which is created the statistics bear this out. in their desix making and grant seem to be at a lower rate than the case has allowed in the tribunal. >> what do you make of it? it's been a talking point with a lot of people saying how do you prove you are an atheist? how do you prove atheism? >> it's a question of person's testimony. what they are really proving in this case, what he seems to have been proving is his loss of faith, loss of religion, as opposed to making a positive case that i think an atheist. it is a question of credibility the principle about whether or not you are convincing whether your own personal testimony is believed by a judge, or by a decision maker. >> d
FOX News
Jan 14, 2014 10:00am PST
anyone else. i think this president is probably still tired of the traumas of afghanistan and iraq and the american people are as well. and he wants to try every means to solve it diplomatically, that is right, but at the same time don't she the weakness. i know mohammed sarif who negotiated this deal. he served with me at un ambassador, as iran's ambassador to the un when i was israel puss buzz. he smiles, but what happened in geneva, he felt as on the other side, i tired and weak america and a europe that is dying to do business with iran. and manipulated and got the best agreement he could and they are celebrating it now. this celebration is not the birth of a new baby. it is a birth of a monster, believe me. >> mr. ambassador, thank you for your time. we'll speak again, sir. >> i hope so, thank you very much. >> gentlemen, thank you. there is a new lead in the disappearance of madeline mccan who disappeared in 2007. >> a wife's frantic plea for help after her husband was shot outside of the shopping center. the 911 call showed the horror of that moment. >>> we are now hearing a
Comedy Central
Jan 14, 2014 9:30am PST
, that's what micks it country. (laughter) speaking of waterless mountain regions, afghanistan. (laughter) in the last week the obama has been rocked by defense secretary robert gates's explosive new memoir available where of course they are free. now the book, the book takes dead aim, the book takes dead aim at the president's handling of the afghan war. according to his own defense secretary, quote, president obama was skeptical, if not outright convinced at his own strategy in afghanistan would fail. >> folksing i got to say it's shocking to hear that obama has a strategy in afghanistan. sure seems like he's free balling it. but folks, i'm going to make some headlines right now. i want to defend the president's policy in afghanistan by saying it's not nearly as bad as his policy in iraq because while obama twid els his thumb iraq is fall approximating into a state of crippling violence that can only be described as a rock, jim. >> al qaeda extremists making serious gains in iraq's anbar province where hundreds of american troops were killed or wounded fighting jihadies in th
Al Jazeera America
Jan 14, 2014 12:30pm EST
, and a former marine corps officer who served in iraq and afghanistan. and he has a new novel coming out about the complexities of surviving in war. thanks to all of you for being here. jesse since the start of the wars in iraq and afghanistan about 290,000 women have served. explain what jobs women are doing now, what they can't do, and what could change in 2016? >> being in combat is not the same as performing a combat mission. i am in a field that would support combat operations in a wide variety of ways. a lot of the death toll is very high among motor death transport. so many women were experiencing death and injury in those roles. however, we are not in an offensive tactic position. we were in a defensive tactic position. big difference. defense if the enemy comes at you do i know how to fire a weapon and know basic hand to hand combat skills? yes, i do. but i was not trained in killing that would destroy and exploit the enemy as readily and quickly as possible. >> ken talk about that, these differences between an offensive and defensive position. >> well, i think lisa, if you
CNBC
Jan 14, 2014 12:00pm EST
do we, business pro. so do we. go national. go like a pro. afghanistan, in 2009. on the u.s.s. saratoga in 1982. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection. and because usaa's commitment to serve current and former military members and their families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. >>> welcome back. turning to the deal news of the day. time warner cable saying no thanks to charter's $61.3 billion offer to buy the company. tom rutledge was on cnbc earlier today and explained why his offer is priced lower than time warner was hoping. let's take a listen. >> in the last two years they've lost the equivalent of an l.a. in subscriber losses. so there's a big job to be done in terms of turning it around and that process is going to cost money. time warner's performance is an outlier. in fact, it is an outlier. distinctly negative. it shouldn't trade as a same multiple tasz rest of the industry until
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2014 12:00pm EST
goal of the united states in afghanistan and back stan is to disrupt, defeat al qaeda and extremist allies and prevent its return to both countries. the international military effort to stablize afghanistan is necessary to achieve this overarching goal. >> robert gates served two presidents as defense secretary from 2006 and 2011 and cia director in the early '90s. friday at 6:30 p.m. eastern on c-span2 a live booktv event. he talks about his management of the wars in iraq and afghanistan and his relationship with the white house and congress. look for women's history for begins author bonny morris. she will take the questions live on in depth, on february 2nd, noon eastern. online for the rest of january, join our booktv book club discussion on mark levine's, the liberty amendments. go to booktv.org and click on book club, to enter the chat. >> the robert wood johnson foundation recently issued new recommendations that include investing in early childhood health care and promoting health outside of the medical civil. we heard from the two chairs of the economics, former cms adminis
FOX News
Jan 14, 2014 8:00am PST
alert. remember, jenna, those who said in afghanistan and elsewhere, sending f-16s to do a flyover, a fly-by, to fire up their engines is a good way to disperse crowds and has been used repeatedly in afghanistan. ham rebuts that as do other commanders who testify in these hearings that have been held over the last 15 months on capitol hill in closed sessions. >> a lot there in those newly-declassified papers, general. thank you very much. we'll follow the story even more closely. james rosen has details what the documents reveal and what the white house knew next hour. jon: only one day left until government funding officially ends. congress could pass, get this, a bipartisan spending bill that could keep washington up and running until october. it restores funding for the military as well as paying for highway projects t provides money for the president's plan to expand early childhood education. with me, ellison barber, a writer with the "washington free beacon." seems like people on both sides of the aisle are squawking about all this which means probably it's a pretty decent budge
CBS
Jan 14, 2014 7:00am PST
decisions in the war in afghanistan, but felt that the commander in chief second guessed his own war policy. on monday the president said he always had faith in the afghan mission. >> what's important is that we got the policy right. but this is hard and it always has been. whenever you have men and women that you are sending into harm's way after having already made enormous investments in another country, then part of your job as commander in chief is to sweat the details. >> the president called gates a good friend and an outstanding public servant. >>> thousands of families in west virginia can finally turn on the tap this morning. state officials are beginning to lift a ban after a massive chemical spill in the oak river. but about a quarter million people in nine counties around charleston are still without clean water. the accident is drawing attention to lax oversight. cheryl, good morning. >> good morning, charlie. most big-city drinking water supplies rely on water that have industrial facilities or other possible con tamtamination upstream. now officials are considering ne
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2014 10:00am EST
-sequester level. now, $6.5 billion is for overseas contingency operations in afghanistan, pakistan and iraq. other areas in political transition, including the middle east and north africa, and to respond to humanitarian emergencies, particularly in syria, the middle east and central africa. few question why these funds are important. look what's happening today in syria and lebanon and jordan and turkey. 2 million syrians have fled. in south sue darng the central african -- sudan, the central african republic, where hundreds of thousands of people have been displaced because of explosions of ethnic and tribal violence. bill provides significant increases in funding for refugees and humanitarian programs. it provides funding above the president's request for security at u.s. embassies and other diplomatic facilities. it fully funds our commitments to key allies like israel and jordan nomination darntion and substantially funds -- jordan, and substantially funds peacekeeping. and it fully funds the u.s. contribution to the global aids fund. many senators care about global health for goo
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2014 10:00am EST
afghanistan with the marines but she would not be able to do so without the women of wasp. frances had a full life. she began flying at the age of 22 in atlanta and became to be only 1,704 women who were accepted to the prestigious women air force service pilots, wasp, out of the more than 25,000 women who had applied for the program. frances and other female pilots from our south florida community, including helen snap, bea, flew more than 62,000 miles between 1942 and 1944. as author of the legislation to awarding wasp the congressional gold medal in 2009, i had the privilege to present the medal to frances sergeant for her patriotic service. the congressional gold medal, as we know, is the highest civilian award in the united states, and it was presented to these women who were the first female to ever fly military aircraft. their missions were mainly composed of safeguarding the u.s. coastal line so that the male pilots could take on combat roles abroad. quite often, frances' life and that of her colleagues were on the line with constant attacks from enemy forces. the service of the wasp
MSNBC
Jan 14, 2014 7:00am PST
for military operations in afghanistan. that's a $2 billion cut. the department of homeland security is taking a $336 million hit, most of that money coming out of the tsa budget. there's $8.6 billion for head start that restores previous cuts. federal workers and military personnel are getting a 1% raise and the bill bars postal officials from ending saturday delivery and closing small, rural post offices. >>> investigators are incredulous a man who was texting his daughter during previews at a florida movie theater was shot and killed for it. another movie patron and retired police captain apparently asked chad olson to stop. at some point, one person threw popcorn, it's not clear who, it all escalated and reeves pulled out a gun and fired. olson's wife was shot in the hand trying to protect the husband. >>> drinkable water is available to residents in a small west virginia community plagued by last week's chemical spill although most residents say they are still afraid to drink it. the once contaminated water is moving down stream. >>> the woman known as octomom is facing welfare
FOX News
Jan 14, 2014 6:00am PST
new controversy for the hollywood movie on the lone survivor of a taliban ambush in afghanistan. >> i was put in a situation that i had no choice and had to deal with this. i had to confront it head on and it is what it is. it is a movie. it is based on real life experiences and you got to have that fine line right down the middle. martha: so now some in the media are slamming lone survivor and calling it military propaganda. howard kurtz joins us with his take on that. bill: stunning new video. a driver losing control, i mean in a big way. wait until you hear what caused the driver to do this on. road. martha: plus bill o'reilly says there is only one reason why the media is piling on governor chris christie. >> governor christie is at this point the biggest threat to the democratic party. so we are seeing a personal campaign lodged against him that will not calm down anytime soon. like i do, getting the right nutrition isn't always easy. first, i want a way to help minimize my blood sugar spikes. then, a way to support heart health. ♪ and let's not forget immune support. ♪
CNBC
Jan 14, 2014 9:00am EST
. afghanistan, in 2009. on the u.s.s. saratoga in 1982. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection. and because usaa's commitment to serve current and former military members and their families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. >>> there's a look at google today spending $3.2 billion to acquire nest labs. nest makes smart products like thermostats and smoke alarms that communicate with their owners. google's second largest acquisition ever behind the $12.5 billion purchase of motorola mobility back in 2012. nest ceo tony fadell who is widely credited with playing a key role in making the ipod appeared on "squawk on the street" just two months ago. >> the ipod was really just a cd player that could play more songs wherever you went. the cd players were kind of, you know, commoditize at that point. and then when you look at the iphone, you know, kind of the midmarket phones were also commoditized. people w
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2014 8:00am EST
. a decade ago when the u.s. intervened in iraq and got rid of saddam hussein in afghanistan got rid of the taliban, king abdullah of jordan started worrying about the shiite crescent, that arc radiating through tehran, from baghdad into damascus and then into lebanon and the rise of the shiites. and iran was, you know, sitting pretty as the kind of strategic winner. what's interesting today is that with the rise of the al-qaeda franchises, with the u.s. having withdrawn from iraq having about to withdraw from afghanistan, that iran suddenly finds itself encircled by salafis, by al-qaeda militants, encircled by the sunnis. and this has led to an awareness of um, well, you know the u.s. might not be such an adversary after all. and that when we look at why iran is at the negotiating table, we often tend to focus primarily on the pressure of economic sanctions when, in fact, there are a lot of much bigger issues that we ignore. and that's one of them this strategic recalculation. another reason is the psychology of war. the guess beliest -- grisliest middle eastern conflict played out
FOX
Jan 14, 2014 5:00am PST
these well-known crosses serving as a rememberance of the soldiers killed in iraq and afghanistan. it is approved for march 21st. >>> coming up, the rising bay area alert over a danger in the air, i will tell you which neighborhoods are most threatened. >>> and in the andy lopez shooting case, what they will do for the first time. >>> skies are clear and temperatures will start warming up fast. half-moon pay, we will all end up with 60s and maybe some records. high speed internet to play and learn online. all we had was that franklin fuzzypants. ah, the educational toy bear. remember when the battery went out? [ slow, deep voice ] give me your abc's. all i learned was a new definition of fear. i need some pudding. yeah, there's one left. [ male announcer ] connect all your wi-fi-enabled devices with u-verse high speed internet. rethink possible. . >>> it is something you don't expect for the middle of january, the red flag warning that is now in effect for the bay area. >>> the controversial shooting of a 13-year-old boy by a sheriff's deputy, what is happening later today in santa rosa
FOX
Jan 14, 2014 4:30am PST
exhibit features 18 photos of the class which serves as a rememberance of those killed in afghanistan. the library runs through march 21st. >>> we are getting a look at a surveillance video for something that happened on bay shore boulevard. police say the incident began after 'off-duty sergeant got into offender bender and the the two went into a gas station to exchange information and they got into an argument where she ended up drawing her gun. >> they were in conversation and the suspect punched the female sergeant in the face. the sergeant has been placed on paid administrative leave. the man was booked on hitting a police officer. >>> the mayor's office reasonly set into motion a new plan to clean up one of the cityies biggest troubled spots. they are now into other san francisco neighborhoods and we spoke to one person at the san francisco bart station. >> i like to call it the sat tannic place. >> they have reduced the number of people and the number of homeless has remained to 6,000 over the years. >> the city says they did not have enough meters in december and it estimated
CSPAN
Jan 14, 2014 7:00am EST
-- with congressman rigell. please, bring our troops home from afghanistan and stop spending money on those ungrateful afghans. spend the money here at home on americans who need it, like our veterans, like our unemployed. please. thank you. guest: thank you for calling in. a democratic line, i want you to know the issue you brought before us is not a partisan issue. i essentially agree with you. i offered an amendment to the national defense authorization act that would defund completely infrastructure spending in afghanistan. let that soak in. it passed with bipartisan support, it did not seem right to make that massive investment of over $1 billion there. i am not an isolationist. of allring the totality the investment in that country and where it was headed, it is an ancient society, the tribal loyalties run so deep three. -- so deep there. to maket make sense that investment. we have made an extraordinary sacrifice of our american treasure, young people have given their life. over 2000 americans have given their life in afghanistan, many have been wounded. --y sacrifice is not a
CNBC
Jan 14, 2014 6:00am EST
. mine was earned orbiting the moon in 1971. afghanistan, in 2009. on the u.s.s. saratoga in 1982. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection. and because usaa's commitment to serve current and former military members and their families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. >>> welcome back, everybody. right now, it's time for the executive edge. another bank is telling junior bankers to stay home on saturdays. bank of america and goldman sachs are taking similar steps. global bonuses and stiff competition, gentlemen, is banking not necessarily a place where the younger people want to go these days? >> i don't think we're putting in context what happened over the summer. and people, you know, what happens over the summer is this young man in london and bank of america passed away. you can't really say what causes -- >> and that's what i'm going to say. you can't say whether it is connected, but there is
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Jan 14, 2014 3:00am PST
outstanding cabinet member and a good friend. he said, they ultimately got afghanistan right. >> >>> one death is reported between egypt security forces. it comes as egyptians head to the polls on a draft constitution. this is intended to place the one passed just months before murcy was removed by the military. they've called for a boycott just before the polls opened, a bomb went off near a courtroom in cairo. >>> first ex-pulls of an american journalist living in russia. former financial times correspondent david -- for radio free europe. he's also written three nonfiction books about russia. they said no explanation was given for satter's education pulgs. >>> and then there's this. the worm back on u.s. soil this morning. dennis rodman arrived in newark last night at the airport there. the former nba star apologized again for what's going on in north korea, but said he did nothing wrong by organizing a basketball game in pyongyan. this followed another apology for his outburst right here on "new day." we heard from kenny anderson last night saying they really regret the f
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Jan 14, 2014 6:00am EST
united states and afghanistan and pakistan is to disrupt, dismantle and defeatal kide and to prevent its returns to both countries. the international military effort to stabilize afghanistan is necessary to achieve the overarching goal. >> robert gates served two presidents from 2006-2011 and c.i.a. director in the early 1990's. friday at 6:30 p.m. eastern on c-span 2 a live book tv event. secretary gates talks about his managements of the wars of iraq and afghanistan and his relationship with the white house and congress. and in a few weeks, look for bonnie morris. she'll take your questions and comments, live on indepth, february 2 at noon eastern. and online for the rest of january, join our book tv book club discussion, on "the liberty amendments." go to book tv.org and click on book club to enter the chat. the chair of the house budget committee paul ryan was also at the brookings institution social mobility summit. he spoke about the war on poverty started by president johnson and why he believes it failed this is 30 minutes. >> we've had a long day of discussions, started this
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Jan 14, 2014 3:00am PST
team came up with a strategy for afghanistan that was the right strategy and we are continuing to execute. and i think that what is important is that we got the policy right but that this is hard and it always has been. >> the former secretary of defense will join us live tomorrow morning right here on "morning joe." >> fascinating book. >> should be very interesting. >>> coming up, the game that changed the world. how ping-pong, not politics, helped break down barriers between the u.s. and china. "morning joe" will be right back. [ male announcer ] this is the story of the little room over the pizza place on chestnut street the modest first floor bedroom in tallinn, estonia and the southbound bus barreling down i-95. ♪ this magic moment it is the story of where every great idea begins. and of those who believed they had the power to do more. dell is honored to be part of some of the world's great stories. that began much the same way ours did. in a little dorm room -- 2713. ♪ this magic moment ♪ and his new boss told him two things -- cook what you love, and save your money
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Jan 14, 2014 6:00am EST
afghanistan and pakistan and nigeria are the only countries in the world where the disease remains endemic. 9 women successfully received transplanted wombs donated from relatives and the women in the 30s took part in the procedure two years ago and doctors say they want to test if it's possible to transplant wombs in women so they can give birth and they were born without a uterus and had it removed because of cervical cancer and they will try to become president. detroit auto show is the first chance for them to look at concepts and an opportunity for the city of detroit to strut its stuff and the event brings in $360 million in tourism money and significant for a city that is struggling through bankruptcy and a chance for the detroit big three to build on a promising 2013. ford, chrysler and gm had their best sales since 2007, in 2013 selling 15.6 million new cars and trucks. the auto industry's resent struggles have taken a heavy toll on american auto workers after years of declan and mass -- massive lay off outside of detroit and compared to the past the jobs are more hours, l
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Jan 14, 2014 3:00am PST
afghanistan that was the right strategy and we are continuing to execute. >> robert gates defending his criticism of the president in his memoir and president obama seeking to clarify his afghanistan strategy because of this book. does it show that secretary gates is getting his point across? here with reaction is lieutenant colonel broad taylor, retired delta force commander with 21 years experience in the u.s. military. he's also a best selling author and today is exciting for him. "the poe harris protocol" is out. you don't do these things called tours. you're just there or not. >> right. >> so when you hear that the president, when he put in 40,000 troops did not believe in the plan, what's your reaction? >> well, i tell you it's disconcerting. when you have the secretary of defense who is the most powerful military in the world believes that the commander in chief does not believe in the mission, it's disconcerting, especially when you're committing troops. >> does it matter that the president never really speaks about the war? does it matter? >> yeah. >> because you're sitting thi
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Jan 14, 2014 2:00am PST
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Jan 14, 2014 2:00am PST
afghanistan, now he's pushing back telling his critics in the obama administration to quote look in the mirror and furthermore, gates says this, i don't buy the notion that the book shouldn't have been written or shouldn't have been written for another three years or that it is a negative narrative about president obama. during an oval office meeting with president mcbain yesterday the president briefly mentioned the book here's what he said. >> first of all he did an outstanding job as secretary of defense. as he notes he and i and national security team came up with a strategy in afghanistan that is the right strategy and we are continuing to execute. i think that what is important is that we got the policy right. this is hard. it always has been. >> he worked for eight presidents in his career. the way white house officials inserted himself with the obama administration was not like anything he had ever seen before. but gates says his memoir is not political. the fact that people are using it to make political points is just a reflection of how polarized this country is today. >> peter dooc
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Jan 14, 2014 1:42am PST
, especially on the war in afghanistan. as for his years in washington, gates says he has no regrets. >>> new figures show people signing up for health insurance under obamacare tend to be older and that could lead to higher premiums. only 22% are younger adults, ages 18 to 34. enrolling younger people is important because they usually pay in more to the system than they take out. subsidizing will keep premiums young adults should make up 40% of that enrollment to keep them low. >> microsoft is creating buzz online with word that it will unveil a new windows desktop operating system in april. reports say that operating systems will be called windows 9. it's an attempt by the company to prove itself past the problems associated with the windows 8 operating system. if development goes as planned, windows 9 should be available in april 2015. google is making a big deal, buying a company that makes high-tech versions of household devices. the search engine giant is spending over $3 billion to buy a company called nest labs. google was an early investor in nest labs which lists among its products,
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Jan 14, 2014 4:00am EST
afghanistan and pakistan was to disrupt, dismantle and defeat al qaeda and its extremist allies. return to both countries. the international military effort to stabilize afghanistan is necessary to achieve this overarching goal. served twoates presidents as defense secretary from 2006-2011 heard and c.i.a. director in the early 90s. friday at 6 p.m. eastern on c- span two, a life book tv event. secretary gates talks about his management of the wars in iraq and afghanistan and his relationship with the white house and congress. women's weeks look for history author bonnie morris. online for the rest of january, join our book tv book discussion "the liberty's amendment." >> state department deputy spokesman maria harv responded -- january 20at marks a date that iran's nuclear program is scheduled to come to a stop, according to the --eement negotiated in the in geneva. here's a look at monday's briefing. it was a busy weekend. they told us that it fell short of what they need to investigate. what kind of access would you like to see? if they do not have the access alsoif they do not have
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Jan 14, 2014 1:00am PST
of my national security team came up with a strategy for afghanistan that was the right strategy, and we are continuing to execute it. and i think that what's important is that we got the policy right. whenever you've got men and women that you're sending into harm's way, after having already made enormous investments of blood and treasure in another country, then part of your job as commander in chief is to sweat the details on it. war is never easy. and i think that all of us who have been involved in that process understand that. >>> okay, he had a lot more to say and a lot more coming out about the book. we got a first glimpse last week. now the book will be on sale tomorrow, and both gates and president obama have been able to comment. amongst many other people. one of the things i wanted to ask is that robert gates for a long time has always been praised for being very blunt and very candid. do you think that people in official washington mainstream media, even in the administration, still think those two qualities are a virtue. >> i am sure they find them greatly in disfavor at
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Jan 13, 2014 11:00pm PST
money needs an ally. afghanistan, in 2009. on the u.s.s. saratoga in 1982. [ male announcer ] once it's earned, usaa auto insurance is often handed down from generation to generation. because it offers a superior level of protection. and because usaa's commitment to serve current and former military members and their families is without equal. begin your legacy. get an auto insurance quote. usaa. we know what it means to serve. over the pizza place on chestnut street the modest first floor bedroom in tallinn, estonia and the southbound bus barreling down i-95. ♪ this magic moment it is the story of where every great idea begins. and of those who believed they had the power to do more. dell is honored to be part of some of the world's great stories. that began much the same way ours did. in a little dorm room -- 2713. ♪ this magic moment ♪ >>> welcome back. in a moment, former nba great charles smith on what it was like traveling to dennis rodman who when asked about the trip unleashed an epic tirade. >> no, no, no. i don't give a [ bleep ] i don't give a rat's -- look at them -- >
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photograph of my son or husband or dad who was with you in iraq or in some cases afghanistan. and i'll say, well, how is he doing? no, no, he was killed a few weeks after you left. i look at those kinds of events as a personal tragedy for those who lost them but up until now when they would of course the question, was that sacrifice worth it, i could answer yes. the victory that we sought in iraq was doable, a stable country, friendly government, respect for its own people and a place where terrorists could not reign again. that's not what we're seeing happen there. what we did with this administration was to balwalk a from the fight which you pointed out claimed so much blood and treasure and left a country and vulnerability for the united states again that shouldn't be there. >> you're saying it has turned out it's not been worth it. >> not because of the bravery in the battlefield. >> i understand that. i understand that. >> it's the failure to close the bsa, the bilateral security agreement and in 2011 they walked away from it and on your show i said this is going to be a disa
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Jan 14, 2014 2:00am EST
memoire gates questioned the president's confidence in his own strategy in afghanistan. >> secretary gates did an understanding job for me as secretary of defense. he and i and the rest of my national security team came up with a strategy for afghanistan that was the right strategy, and we are continuing to execute. i think that what is important is that we got the policy right. >> gates served as defense secretary under president obama and george w. bush. >> desperately needed help could be on the way for people struggling to stay alive and safe in syria. in paris secretary of state john kerry and russian foreign minister sergei lavrov said aid was on the way. syria's government and the main opposition group agreed to allow some humanitarian relief in the blocked off parts of syria. envoys are looking at the possibility of enforcing local help in aleppo. >> federal officials are looking into why a jet landed in a wrong airport. the boeing 747 took off on monday with little run way to spare. we explain how it got there in the first place. . >> federal aviation safety in
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Jan 13, 2014 10:00pm PST
speeches in afghanistan to the troops that he was going to get them out as soon as possible because he didn't want gates to add more troops. that makes him bad? >> the fact that he doesn't think he can win or showing them the support, what does that say? that, to me, if i were the parent of a soldier, or a so soldi soldier, i would be livid. >> this is how the president viewed this mission and all other missions, through a political lens. he embraced a political position in the campaign and then abandoned it. but another one of these revelations was that he showed passion. the most passion that he showed was in directing the justice department to not enforce don't ask/don't tell. it tells you that he's more interested in the social engineering aspects of it than fighting the war. >> are thethere's part two in t because hillary clinton admits that her vote against the surge was entirely political. are we going to play politics with the lives of our military? that's what they're saying here. i think the worst charge you could make against the politician, that they put politics against
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Jan 14, 2014 12:30am EST
november i went to afghanistan while i was there i met with one of the generals and he said i want to introduce you to something. and he i said i'm a lawyer when he asked me what i did as a civilian. and those are the two skill sets that we always bring into every environment. depending on what you want and what you need and conflict and its an army standard that is 50 to 80 days that we can have a brigade combat team ready to go. especially when we will probably have 80 to 110 days. and today most of them are certifying anywhere from 50 to 80 days of trading. and so the further we get away and we want to make sure that we end this is a unique structure with both being able to support the civilian government and to be able to support the president that we called upon. and we have created some opportunities in the future and if your member hurricane katrina and the unit of effort on command. i want to share that with you because we do have that unity of command and structure and attention and weakly trained we pre-trained a certified national guard than in command and control is an
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Jan 13, 2014 9:00pm PST
men and women are still over there sacrificing. i just got back from afghanistan over christmas, and i'm telling you the sacrifice is not for nothing. and i told the marines that came back, don't let people tell you it was for nothing, because it was. >> and i think jake tapper was trying to give voice to how some people look at that war and then give marcus luttrell the chance to respond to that. and it started a dialogue on that subject. another thing discussed right now sergeant, is what bob gates said, about how the president feels about how these wars, about how iraq is the so-called bad war and afghanistan is the so-called good war. and mr. gates, his interpretation of the president is not having been fully behind the war in afghanistan, and having being convinced that it may fail, here he is speaking over the weekend. >> by telling the troops you support them, it is another to work at making them believe that you believe as president that their sacrifice is worth it. that the cause is just. president bush did that with the troops when i was secretary. i did not see president o
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